Even with Google’s help, there’s no way to really know if a site is truly helpful unless you read it yourself.  Or we do.

All the sites below have been fully Mojo40-vetted and there’s nothing here don’t use ourselves and have found incredibly helpful.


  1. Copyblogger The bible on copywriting and blogging
  2. Seth Godin The guru on marketing.  Super short, super helpful posts.
  3. Hubspot Tons of practical information on optimizing your website, blog, newsletters
  4. Crush It! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion Gary Vaynerchuk’s entertaining, must-read guide to the internet

Digital Networking Tips

18 Fail-Proof Business Networking Steps For Those That Aren’t At SXSW
An 8-Part Recipe For Digital Networking That Incorporates Your Special Sauce

Search Engine Optimization and Search Marketing

  1. Search Engine Land A five year old site (for the Internet, a long history!) with the latest developments in search, as well as conferences worldwide that convey all you need to know in 2-3 days. Their sister site Marketing Land is also key.
  2. SEOmoz A must-have is their monthly recap of the Moz Top 10, highlighting the 10 best articles culled from a wide range of sites

Job Boards
Indeed.com This aggregates all the other jobs boards so no need to go anywhere else.

Free Online Tools

  1. Skype Audio and video calls anywhere in the world
  2. Mint Uber intuitive easy tool to keep track of all your spending
  3. Google docs Online word documents, spreadsheets, forms that you can retrieve from anywhere (Note: you need a gmail account to access the software)
  4. Tweetdeck Organize messages and contacts across Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Foursquare and other social media sites

New Venues For Learning What Is Current

New York: GeneralAssemb.ly
Boston: Intelligent.ly (see article about it here)

Career and Small Biz Advice

  1. BNET Great insider tips
  2. Penelope Trunk’s Personal Blog Funny and painfully honest
  3. QuintCareers Good overall career resource especially on crafting your “elevator speech”
  4. Lynda.com Great for software trainings classes for beginners through experts
  5. American Express OPEN forum  Uber practical advice for small businesses
  6. Crowdspring Need a logo? Graphic design? This is the place.  75+ designers create one based on your specification and you only have to pay for the winning one. ($200 min).
  7. iRelaunch Getting back on the job track after a long break? This is especially good for moms getting back into the workforce.

Overall Happiness and Fun (best way to spend 5 minutes)

  1. The Happiness Project Yes, it sounds a tad hokey but it’s incredibly practical and fun advice.
  2. Pandora Free internet radio that figures out what you love listening to.

Got some other suggestions? Send them here and we will give them a test drive.



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